Vibrant colours, intricate designs at Red Cross Children's Carnival
Some portrayals were a tribute to prominent people like the late Dr Jit Samaroo and tour operator Winston Nanan, calypsonian Black Stalin and Miss Universe 1977 Janelle Penny Commissiong. Many of the young revellers had to be guided by adults as the ...
Black beauty Queens: Where are they now?
The Voice Online
AT THIS year's Miss Universe, host Steve Harvey made headlines after he named the wrong winner on live television. The 58-year-old was forced to apologise to first runner-up Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez-Arévalo for incorrectly declaring her the ...
Penny: Error of the year
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Former Miss Universe winners Wendy Fitzwilliam and Janelle “Penny” Commissiong have said Sunday night's Miss Universe blunder would be a traumatic experience for the contestants, but the world would now never forget them. The blunder occurred when ...
Designer twins expand their repertoire
... designers who have become best known for their medium-sized Carnival band, which since 2011 has offered fantastical, thoughtfully-designed costumes to a base of devoted masqueraders that includes former Miss Universe Janelle Penny Commissiong.